if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.
Time Magazine features us this week. Yay? The ACMA “blacklist”, as it became known, was promptly posted online, becoming a handy compendium of internet depravity in one convenient package — courtesy of the Australian government. Am I the only one that thinks TIME mixed up the messages – the blacklist (not the filter) has been […]
Pfft. It’ll never catch on… (image: Duke.edu) You’ve got until THIS Friday to have your say. That’s the way it works, don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger: On 16 October 2008, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, announced the release of a discussion paper aimed at stimulating ideas […]
For a second, I thought he was self gagging a protest on Minister for No-Broadband Stephen Conroy’s ISP filter plan #nocleanfeed. KevinPM is not Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is about social media. I’ts not about using social networks to push agency media, nor is it one way “PM to voter”. Web 2.0 is interaction PM […]
Please place your foto on Flickr, use tag nocleanfeed so I can find it HERE. Lots of brouhaha at the moment over the internet filters. As opposition grows against the Government’s controversial plan to censor the internet, the head of one of Australia’s largest ISPs has labelled the Communications Minister the worst we’ve had in […]
What will these boys see yet refuse to tell? Uh Oh. Could Twitter become terrorists’ newest killer app? A draft Army intelligence report, making its way through spy circles, thinks the miniature messaging software could be used as an effective tool for coordinating militant attacks. (Wired) Well, if a bunch of daft marketers can co-ordinate […]
Hmmm: Grant to strengthen consumer voice in telecommunications The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, today announced funding to assist in the establishment of a new telecommunications consumer peak body. “The Government wants to give consumers a more powerful and effective voice in the development of telecommunications policy,” Senator Conroy […]
Satire yumminess in response to Australia’s Crime and Terrorism Act and the newest one Content Act. (my post) : A Special Message from the Department of Internets CANBERRA, Australia (doi) — Today, the Federal Government is introducing legislation to help protect your family from The Internets. Every day, over two hundred thousand Australian children are […]